Mountain & Brook Traveler Picture:Chinese Scholar's Rocks - Yeyan Stone

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Feature:Chinese scholar's rocks (1*) - Yeyan Stone of Guizhou, W 73 cm
Pattern: Mountain & Brook Traveler Picture (2*)
Source:Private collection
1* Chinese scholars' rocks, also known as scholar stones or viewing stones, are naturally occurring or shaped rocks which are traditionally appreciated by Chinese scholars. Scholars rocks can be any color, and contrasting colors are not uncommon. The size of the stone can also be quite varied: scholars rocks can weigh either hundreds of pounds or less than one pound. Chinese scholar's rocks influenced the development of Korean suseok and Japanese suiseki.
2* ‘Mountain & Brook Traveler Picture’ is the masterpiece of Fan Kuan, landscape painter at the end of Wu Dai Dynasty and beginning of Song Dynasty.


For more information, visit Shanghai Viewing Stone Collectors' Association